About us

The project and the activities have been jointly prepared by Jesenské and association of Pétervásárai Kistérség Többcélú Társulás. Parties have agreed that Jesenské is the lead partner of the project, while association of Pétervásárai Kistérség Többcélú Társulása is the project partner. Furthermore, they have agreed that no other partner will be involved to the project, only if it supports the implementation as an associate partner. Before the development of the project there was a two-year preparatory phase and an active work on other projects. The association of Pétervásárai Kistérség Többcélú Társulása in 2007 was involved as a partner int he project “cross-border partnership of local governments to promote rural development” where Jesenské was the lead partner, and in 2008 in the project “Building partnership among Slovak and Hungarian public institutions in Gömör”.

Common objectives

The aim of our project is to increase competitiveness of the economy on both sides of the border – in the south district of Banska Bystrica and in the northern part of the county Heves – which municipality Jesenské and the association of Pétervásárai Kistérség Többcélú Társulása plan to achieve by promoting cooperation between entrepreneurship. In order of total coverage along the border the Nógrád and Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén county self-government, needs to be involved in the project along with entrepreneurs from this region. We managed to engage three municipalities of the county Nógradskej (Cered, Szilaspogony, Zabar) and two municipalities of Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplénskej County, which also signed a cooperation agreement. The target area of the project consists of the following municipalities:

Slovakia: Belín (Bellén), Blhovce (Balogfala), Bottovo, Čierny Potok, Drňa (Darnya), Dubno (Dobfenék), Gemerček (Kisgömöri), Gemerské Dechtáre (Détér), Gemerský Jablonec (Almágy), Gortva, Hajnáčka (Ajnácskő), Hodejov (Várgede), Hodejovec (Keregede), Hostice (Gesztete), Jesenské (Feled), Jestice (Jeszte), Konrádovce (Korlát), Nová Bašta (Újbást), Pavlovce (Pálfalva), Petrovce (Péterfala), Rimavské Janovce (Rimajánosi), Stará Bašta (Óbást), Studená (Hidegkút), Sútor, Šimonovce (Simonyi), Širkovce (Serke), Tachty (Tajti), Večelkov (Vecseklő).
Hungary: Bodony, Bükkszék, Bükkszenterzsébet, Erdőkövesd, Fedémes, Istenmezeje, Ivád, Kisfüzes, Mátraballa, Mátraderecske, Parád, Parádsasvár, Pétervására, Recsk, Sirok, Szajla, Szentdomonkos, Tarnalelesz, Terpes, Váraszó
Szilaspogony, Zabar, Cered, Kissikátor, Hangony

Key activities to implement

  • implementation of workshops and conferences to develop business partnerships and groups
  • creation of marketing information – channel (MARKETINFOCHANNEL), which presents local businesses and informs opportunities and changes in the market
  • establishment of information centers in Hungary and Slovakia to operate and update the info – channel
  • organization of Slovak and Hungarian events, fairs and workshops, and its implementation  to support Slovak and Hungarian products, which focus on regional products and local entrepreneurs
  • development of joint marketing trilingual brochure, which presents local businesses, the project and its results
  • construction and operation of the entrepreneurial club in Slovakia, which will help deepen relations between the operators

Target group

Direct target groups

  • entrepreneurs
  • municipalities

Indirect target groups

  • population in the affected areas (users, unemployed, etc.)
  • development institutions